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Occupational Therapist

Company: G&A Partners
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job descriptionOverview:For over 25 years, G&A Partners has been helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, take better care of their employees, and enjoy a higher quality of life by providing proven HR solutions and technology. G&A Partners' client is currently seeking anOccupational Therapistto join its team in San Antonio,TX.Provides occupational therapy evaluation, remediation, and training in the areas of sensory /motor skills, perceptual / cognitive skills, and independent living skills. Independent living skills range from basic self-care to meal planning and driving readiness. Assists the patient with transition to home and community living.Responsibilities:Effectively creates and delivers occupational therapy programming; documents and reports patient status to treatment team and case manager, and develops appropriate intervention strategies.Creates occupational therapy treatment plan based on assessment, assessment, documents findings, and communicates patient information to Case Manager in a timely fashion.Engages patient in goal-directed activities to achieve treatment plan objectives and program outcomes.Completes evaluation, creates and implements treatment plan, monitors and documents patient response to interventions.Implements treatment in the following areas: motor, sensation, vision and visual perception, provision of adaptive equipment, home modifications, return to driving and productive activity.Plans and coordinates appropriate activities to meet social / recreational needs through groups and community organizations..Provides practical training in higher order independent living skills such as menu planning, home safety and management, grocery shopping and budgeting.Develops therapeutic activities targeting driving readiness and medication-management programs.Participates in patient discharge planning including long-term wellness, health management and community re-integration.Provides resources for appropriate equipment, assistive technology, transportation, financial and care services prior to discharge.Provides education and training for the patient, family, and payer as requested by the Case ManagerDemonstrates the necessary written and verbal skills to communicate formally and informally about the treatment plan effectively with other professionals, patient and family.Completes occupational therapy evaluation, progress notes, discharge summary and treatment notes in a clear, concise and timely manner.Maintains patient, family, physician and payor satisfaction with the individualized occupational therapy treatment plan.Effectively engages patients and families in pursuing treatment goals, activities reflect understanding of strengths and weaknesses.Participates in staff training and program development in areas related to occupational therapy.Provides formal / informal staff instruction in occupational therapy related areas.Develops and implements creative, goal directed programs in occupational related areas.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy.Registered and licensed, where appropriate.Relevant experience.Abilities necessary for transport, transfer and management of patients.Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.Agrees with the overall goals, objectives and methodologies of the program and Learning Services.

Keywords: G&A Partners, Dallas , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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